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Sunday, January 19, 2020


Will The Democrats Choose Safety or Risk?

January 17, 2020 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When the economy shows signs of weakness, Wall Street analysts expect to see what they call a “flight to safety.” Investors sell stocks and buy bonds or gold. The same phenomenon can sometimes be found in politics. Understanding that George W. Bush was riding high in 2004, after what was perceived as a successful... [Read more...]

Why Is The Democratic Political Leadership So Poor?

January 17, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There was another Democratic debate Tuesday night. Does anyone watch these anymore? What a snoozefest. The best part was a Daily Caller tweet that had a promotional photo of the six Democratic debate participants and asked: “What’s the name of this album? Wrong answers only.” (Find it. The boundless creativity... [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s China Deal Phase One Is a Home Run.

January 17, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Even as Democrats try to undermine President Trump on the world stage with their partisan impeachment circus, he continues to forge ahead, signing a truly historic “Phase One” trade deal with China on Wednesday. This deal serves as a total validation of Trump’s tariff-oriented trade strategy, will provide a material boost... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Bad Boys for Life.

January 16, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) They first teamed up for Bad Boys in 1995, to great box office success. There was an encore in 2003, Bad Boys II, which was distinguished by incredible stunts. Now, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence go back to the same well one more time. Is there any water left? Michael Bay (Transformers, Armageddon) directed the first two films,... [Read more...]

More “Black” Family Businesses Needed.

January 16, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Only in the African-American family of today in America is it the norm that every family member is doing their own thing. That is not good, not at all. It is a sign of division. It is a reflection of a lack of understanding that the family should be united by purpose and vision as shared by the balanced, honorable and focused... [Read more...]

Rep. Ilhan Omar and Steve King: A Tale of Two Flamethrowers

January 16, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Eighty-six percent of Democrats consider President Donald Trump “racist,” according to a July 2019 Quinnipiac poll. By contrast, 91% of Republicans do not consider him “racist.” Perhaps more disturbing, a November 2018 online Axios poll by SurveyMonkey found that a whopping 61% of Democrats believe Republicans are... [Read more...]

Congress’s Personal Disdain for ‘Donald Trump’ is Impeding National Security in Iranian Conflict.

January 16, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What do the Iranian people, who have turned out in droves to protest their own government, know that many members of Congress don’t? They realize it’s their leaders who represent a grave threat to the future of their own country and world peace, not the president of the United States. Too many in Congress have let their personal... [Read more...]

Beware of Bernie Sanders, Democrats.

January 16, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many don’t remember the deep resentment and consternation among Bernie Sanders’ supporters in 2016. I saw it with my own eyes in Philadelphia the night Mrs. Clinton formally accepted her party’s nomination. Bernie supporters were in the upper deck of the Wells Fargo Center holding “HILLARY” signs with letters blackened... [Read more...]

The Democrats Could Bern It All Down.

January 16, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Communist curmudgeon Bernie Sanders is having his moment, threatening to actually win some of the early primaries and maybe even the nomination. This is bad, at least for the Democrats, since the idea of a weird crusty admitted socialist as their candidate is problematic – the problem being Americans aren’t insanely stupid... [Read more...]

The ‘African’ Divination Complimentary Ways of Knowing.

January 15, 2020 by  
Filed under Education, Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Spirituality centered wisdom stands for both justice and dignity and it cannot be trivialized. It emphasizes philosophies of connectedness, coexistence, belongingness, love, and compassion in education. In the light of this understanding of spirituality, the African renaissance and pedagogy should be grounded in spirituality... [Read more...]

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